5 of the best apps to help find your perfect happy hour spot

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Whoever invented happy hour knows exactly what’s up. We’ve all had that problem where you suddenly have a thirst that only a happy hour beverage and snack can quench. That early evening time where you’re ready to unwind from a busy day, meet a friend to catch up, or pre-dinner libations. No matter what the occasion that hour of discounted food and drinks is the happiest of hours. It’s so popular that almost every restaurant and bar worth going to will have a designated happy hour. We’ve put together 5 of the best apps to help you find your perfect happy hour spot. For the local looking for something new, to the tourist visiting a new area, these apps will surely help you find you’re ideal happy hour spot.

5. Cocktail Compass – Happy Hour Near You

“My BF and I stayed in an AirBNB in Seattle and our host told us about this amazing app, which we IMMEDIATELY downloaded, and used the whole week we were visiting!!! The happy hour specials were right on, and it REALLY helped us stay on budget and find some hidden gems in Seattle. I can’t wait to go back just to use this app!!! Please update with more cities!!! I travel a lot for work, so I’ll use it for sure!!!” – Review by G1ngeraff3

4. Appy Hour – Food/drink Specials & Events


“Another nice update. Love the ‘favoriting’ ability and events feed. The new filters are a nice touch. Keep making it easy to use and it’ll stay as my go-to app for a long time to come :)” – Review by xoxo_1990

3. Happ’d – Experience Local Happenings

Happ'd“This app saved me from the mind numbing back and forth of ‘where do I want to eat tonight?’ Now when were going out for dinner we pull up the app instantly and see what specials are happening around us and go. Thank you instahap for saving me the vicious cycle of chain restaurants and same old same too. New places. New things. New app. Let’s eat drink and be merry!” – Reviewed by AVTheOriginator

2. BarHopper – Happy Hour

BarHopper app“My girlfriends and I were always searching all over Yelp for what places have happy hours in the city. Thank you for this app, it’s so needed! Also, the “near me” is awesome and very helpful. It’s a necessity for all those living in San Francisco looking to get their happy hour on :)”  – Reviewed by Jabes6

  1. The House – Food and Drink Deals

The house app“This app is great! I use it all the time to find out what’s going on tonight locally. My friends and I have started using it the last month and glad it has made its way to Austin!” – Reviewed by 007lanier


Author: Brianne A